Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
this morning. thank you very much. good to see you, rob. out in california, the 405 freeway in los angeles is open to traffic this morning. the giant weekend repair project nicknamed carmageddon 2 wrapped up ahead of schedule opening up the ten mile stretch that was closed. people in los angeles will still complain about the traffic today. >> carmageddon. blah, blah, blah. >> only in l.a. freeways are a very personal thing. >> holly robinson pete was tweeting, this is the greatest day to drive on the freeway. there's no one here. we've got to take a short break. still ahead, the miracle of medinah or maybe the chicago collapse might be more fitting. [ male announcer ] does your prescription medication give you the burden of constipation? turn to senokot-s tablets. senokot-s has a natural vegetable laxative ingredient plus the comfort of a stool softener for gentle, overnight relief of occasional constipation. go to senokot-s.com for savings. ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together for a single
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
des moines. they both join us now from los angeles. our first question to you is why? why do this? why go out as a fake voter and make this documentary? >> well, first of all, i wouldn't wall it a documentary. we made this film. in an election season we see how polarized politics is in the u.s. we wanted to have a conversation about, you know, the gap between campaign trail rhetoric and people like janeane from des moines. >> you look at these swing states and it's well documented. people in campaign rallies with hidden cameras, ambush reporters. you've got lots and lots of coverage from inside and outside the campaigns. what does your film, if it's not a documentary then, a mockumentary. what does it show that people weren't getting from all other forms of media covering the election? >> where is this gap between the campaign trail rhetoric from politicians and everyday reality of people like janeane. we really wanted to explore, you know, what would happen if somebody like janeane, a conservative, had to face the contradiction in her life? the story, she basically losing everything.